There was great news dashed with a little confusion this week when JiaYu confirmed the low-cost ($80 in China) JiaYu G2F would launch midway through March in WCDMA guise. The confusion came when the display specs had changed, here are the official details.
JiaYu contacted us earlier to confirm that the screen on the WCDMA model will in fact be different to the version of the TD-SCDMA China only phone. Obviously the size at 4.3-inch remains unchanged however the resolution and type of display has changed. JiaYu say the WCDMA G2F will in fact have a lower 854 x 480 resolution but explained the reason for this change is due to the use of an OGS panel on the international phone. JiaYu are confident that the OGS panel (which is thinner and improves viewing angles) is a better all round display when compared to the 1280 x 720 resolution screen on the China only model.
The rest of the JiaYu G2F specifications remain the same on both models with the addition of WCDMA 850/2100mHz support on the new phone. To keep those specs clear in your mind they include Corning Gorilla Glass 2 display, 2 mega-pixel front camera, 8 mega-pixel rear, 1GB RAM, 4GB of internal memory and a 1.3Ghz MT6582 chipset.
Once the JiaYu G2F goes on sale we will bring your further details.
What do you think of the change in screen resolution? do you think the OGS panel makes up for the lower resolution?